Arnold Palmer has been a crowd favorite for six decades now.
Monday, Sept. 10, is Arnold Palmer's 83rd birthday, and I couldn't be happier to wish The King a great day. Arnie and Jack Nicklaus were the dominant figures in golf when I was first getting into the game as a kid back in West Texas, and Arnie has always remained one of my favorites -- I know, me and a zillion other people.
If you're interested in reading a bit more about Arnie, here are some good links:
-- Arnold Palmer's birthday highlights via ArnoldPalmer.com
-- A Quick Nine: When I think of Arnold Palmer, I think of ...
-- Steve Eubanks: The King and I
-- Fit for a King: Arnold Palmer talks to PGA.com